By Dianne Apen-sadler For Mailonline
Published: 17:48 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 17:48 BST, 1 July 2019
An American teenager who became the youngest woman in 50 years to qualify for Wimbledon will face her idol Venus Williams in the first round.
Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15, will take on the seven-time Grand Slam singles winner today - just a week after finishing her exams.
The teen has modelled her life on the Williams sisters - moving from Georgia, Alabama, to their home state of Florida to further her career.
This isn't the first time she has come face-to-face with her hero either - when she was eight, Coco's father managed to get front-row tickets to the U.S. Open and she even got her autograph.
She told SportsMail: 'They're great role models for the sport and in